Fiat Chrysler Automobiles continues to take action to keep all U.S. and Canadian dealers hazmat trained

CCAR is pleased to announce that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles continues to take action to keep all U.S. and Canadian dealers hazmat trained FCA has renewed their commitment to using “HazmatU” for its network of dealers as part of their mandatory Hazardous Material Training Program   September 24, 2020 – Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has selected

AutoLink Magazine – CCAR’s OSHA Ambassador Status

We want to thank the fine people at AutoLink Magazine for featuring an article about CCAR’s OSHA Ambassador status in their September edition. Check it out at;   autolink-mag.com/files/AutoLink-Issue4-2020/index-h5.html?page=1

New Online COVID-19 Resources and Training for ALL Automotive Service Technology Learning Institutions

August 19, 2020  Palatine, Illinois    New Online COVID-19 Resources and Training for ALL Automotive Service Technology Learning Institutions       CCAR (The Coordinating Committee for Automotive Repair) is pleased to announce the release of COVID-19 best practice guidelines and online training for automotive technology educators. Two (2) COVID-19 online learning modules are available NOW as

New OSHA Automotive Service Coronavirus Poster

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a new poster, “ Steps to Protect Automotive Service Workers from Exposure to Coronavirus”. The poster is now available in English and Spanish.   For more information about COVID -19 please visit OSHA’s COVID-19 webpage and CDC’s COVID-19 webpage.

Safe + Sound Week, Aug. 10-16, 2020

U.S. Department of Labor Encourages Employers To Mark National Safe + Sound Week, Aug. 10-16, 2020 WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) encourages America’s workplaces to commit to workplace safety and health by participating in Safe + Sound Week, Aug. 10-16, 2020. Safe + Sound Week is

Harbor Freight Jack Stands Recalled a Second Time

Harbor Freight Jack Stands recalled a second time (units that replaced the first recalled jack stands are now also under recall). You can read the statement released by Harbor Freight by clicking here: Harbor Freight Statement

OSHA Compliance Directive — Inspection Procedures for the Repairable Crystalline Silica Standards

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently issued the compliance directive Inspection Procedures for the Respirable Crystalline Silica Standards, which is designed to ensure uniformity in inspection and enforcement procedures when addressing respirable crystalline silica exposures in general industry, maritime, and construction. The new directive provides OSHA compliance safety and health officers with

Electude & CCAR Announce COVID-19 Best Practices E-Safety Learning Modules

PRESS RELEASE June 3, 2020 Waltham, Massachusetts Electude International and CCAR (The Coordinating Committee For Automotive Repair) are pleased to announce further expansion of the online E-Safety course suite, the automotive safety courses, assessments and credentials created by CCAR and available through Electude. New COVID-19 learning modules for automotive service staff as well as for

Harbor Freight Jack Stand recall

Harbor Freight issues safety recall for jack stands;”…there is a potential, while under load and with a shift in weight, for the pawl to disengage from the extension lifting post, allowing the stand to drop suddenly.” https://images.harborfreight.com/hftweb/recalls/Jack-Stand-Recall-56371_61196_61197.pdf